(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Parental Rights: All of the legal rights, and the corresponding legal obligations, that go along with being the parent of a child, which include: the right to legal and physical custody of the child, the right to physical access or visitation with the child, the right to inherit property from the... [more
See Also: termination of parental rights, severance of parental rights
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Preparing Children for Court
The foster care system comes in contact with and is shaped by many forces but perhaps the greatest is the Court system. Nothing, absolutely nothing, can compare to the power that the lawyers, Judges, and their actions have over the children and their families. Their decisions can cause great... Post-Adoption Contact Agreements
What you need to know about these written agreements between placing and adopting parents: What they are, why you might want to make one, how to make one, and legal considerations. Part 1: What Are They? Post-adoption contact agreements (also known as post-adoption communication agreements) are... Wyoming Relinquishment, Consent, Revocation laws
Relinquishment - Consent - Time to Revoke Wyoming Who Must Consent: Both parents, if living. Mother and putative father, if known. Legal guardian. The head of the agency to which the child has been relinquished. Legal custodian. The guardian of any parent adjudged mentally incompetent. ... Grounds for Termination of Parental Rights Arkansas
Statute: § 9-27-341(a)-(c) Circumstances That Are Grounds for Termination Abandonment or Extreme Parental Disinterest Abuse/Neglect Mental Illness or Deficiency Felony Conviction/Incarceration Failure of Reasonable Efforts Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another Child Sexual Abuse ...
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Letter to Grandparents
September 27, 2013, 11:53 am
While I cannot personally relate to what it must be like to have a young daughter or son who is expecting a baby before they are ready to parent, I would nonetheless like to share with you what may be good ideas and what may be not so good ideas as far as proceeding to try... "Rehoming"
August 25, 2013, 1:59 pm
I first heard the term “rehoming” from my sister. For a time, she ran a guinea pig foster home of sorts, caring for the little rodents while she looked for permanent homes for them. I liked the positive connotation that goes along with the term “rehoming” – finding a new home. In the field... Could I Be a Birth Mother?
November 5, 2013, 11:34 am
Could I be a birthmother? This is a question that recently crossed my mind. Our journey to parenthood includes several adoption stops along the way, none of them successful, with parenthood finally arriving thanks to the blessing of embryo donation. On our third attempt with this method, we...
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Birth Mom has a baby in her home
February 16, 2014, 9:27 pm
I adopted a baby from foster care a 5 years ago. Her baby sister was adopted 2 years ago. Parental rights were terminated on both babies & Mom was told she would not be allowed to parent any future babies until she successfully works her case plan.
On a whim, I checked birth Mom's Facebook...
AW Meeting with Biomom - Sad in Strange Way
February 6, 2014, 3:20 pm
The boy's AW had her first face to face with biomom last week. Over the past 3 months, biomom has been very "evasive". Up until a few weeks ago, there has been a RU worker who she avoided meeting with after visits. Now we have an AW who she found ever excuse NOT to meet with....up until last...
Ditto with the above, and is Termination of Parental Rights definitely going to occur
March 6, 2014, 2:24 pm
Ditto with the above, and is Termination of Parental Rights definitely going to occur at the end of the month?
Is there any Parental Visitation now, and how are the kids after visitations?
You would also be 'Virtual Twinning' your 3 year old. Would this be in both childrens, or your Bio...
I would either look on Line or I would contact an Adoption Attorney.
March 1, 2014, 5:02 pm
I would either look On Line, or I would contact an Adoption Attorney.
Since you never married. I don't think she is technically your Step Daughter. She would be a Minor Child who is living with you.
Have you tried getting any Assistance with your Court's Family Law Center?
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Although my birthdaughter, Jeanne, and I have been corresponding for nearly ten years, we recently met again for the third time. Jeanne, her husband and their daughters would be coming to Wisconsin... I Was Done Wrong By CPS
December 2004, I got out of the Army as a disabled veteran after 15 years in the Army. I was going to buy a mobile home for cash in Colorado Springs, CO, but my ex-mother and ex-sister, convinced me... A Promise Kept to Our Mother!
27 years ago on my 18th birthday I received a gift of a lifetime but in a rage of anger. My parents were going through a divorce and my father was very angry at my mother and wanted to discredit her...
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